June 28, 2016


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Pause won the Writer’s Guild of Ireland’s Zebbie 2018 award for short script.

The film stars Janine Hardy as a woman who arrives on an island in an altered state to confront her past. As she listens to old family tape recordings her surroundings begin to take on new life. The film mixes realist drama with touches of the surreal, playing out in a landscape that brings a touch of raw beauty to a personal story.

Pause was written and directed by Niamh Heery, filmed by Kevin Minogue and VFX was done by Eric Dolan.

Broadcast: Shortscreen, RTE2, Ireland 22/10/19

Kerry Film Festival (Nominated: Best Irish Narrative)
Foyle Film Festival (1st Runner Up: Light in Motion Awards)
Offline Film Festival
Waterford Film Festival
Underwire Film Festival London (Nominated: Best Sound Design)
Belfast Film Festival 2017
Irish Film Festa Rome 2017